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Tons of grapes are fermented and turned into wine to be enjoyed both locally and worldwide each year. Today, the United States is the 4th largest wine producing country in the world after France, Italy and Spain.  Larn more about the unbelievable numbers associated with wine production in the United States, along with additional info about the select group of certified masters in everything related to wine in the inforgraphic below. Credit: read more

About Winerist   Winerist is an award-winning travel website, the fastest growing online marketplace for wine & food experiences, wineries and hotels in wine destinations and wine cities around the world. We have over 150 destinations, more than 4000 experiences and a great community of over 250,000 wine & food lovers. We are a small, dedicated team, focused on improving customer experiences on our site. As part of our team you will receive exposure to training, access to one of the largest... read more

Grenache used to be the most planted red grape selection across the world, with substantial contributions from Spain and also the whole of the south of France, until probably being overtaken by Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot during the last decade or two. Grenache Noir was discovered in the 1800s but only verified in the early 1900s by a Professor at the University of Stellenbosch. Even though there aren't ample amounts of Grenache Noir planted in South Africa, as a result... read more

Consumers' love for wine has not deteriorated even after so many years. Despite the fact that recent wine consumption figures have not picked up considerably, it certainly provides enough encouragement for wine entities to stay in the business. In 2012 wine consumption was 244 million hectoliters collectively, and the figures have remained nearly steady all these years. Apparently, quite a few European nations known as major wine producers have cut down on the harvest lately to be in sync with wine demand. ... read more

If you want to experience the real France I would recommend not Paris, not Nice, not Cannes…but Lyon! Why Lyon? Because Lyon is a big French city yet it preserves its charm, its authentic feel, its real French atmosphere. Lyon will give you the best French experience: rich history, best food and best people. You should not wait too long to visit Lyon. And if you have already been to Lyon, I am sure you would like to... read more

Lyon is such a wonderful city where there is so much to do for everyone. It's full of interesting activities which meet different people's preferences. You can never be bored here, yet it is also a good idea to leave Lyon for a day or half a day and do some other interesting activities around the city! Because Lyon is located in the Rhone Alpes department, it is full of places to discover especially those special gems which you don't... read more

Summer is coming to an end in the northern hemisphere, and vineyards will soon show off their beautiful golden and red colors as temperatures mellow during the day and become pleasantly cool at night. It is the peak of the most beautiful and active season for winemakers and wine lovers: the grape harvest season! The grape harvest is a crucial part of the winemaking process because the moment that the grapes are picked determines the acidity, sweetness, and flavor of... read more

Melbourne has just been voted the worlds most liveable city for the seventh year running and it’s easy to understand why. Packed full of history, beautiful architecture, independent shops, restaurants and bars you next adventure is never far away. Melbourne is also home to a plethora of unique wine bars filled with amazing wines from around the world and mouth watering food to pair them with. So how do you know which ones to try... read more

On August 15, 2017, our team was invited to Maison Assouline in Piccadilly Circus to an afternoon with Air France to taste and enjoy their selection of in flight wines. This was without any doubt a most beautiful and enjoyable experience. Maison Assouline is a real treasure in the centre of London. The beautifully decorated room was the ideal setting for this affair. From its furnishings to the library features - in particular the stunning ebony cabinets, book selection and of course... read more

Many wedding planners go with the easiest option when it comes to catering a wedding. They choose a venue with a menu and allow the staff there to prep dinner, dessert and drinks, too. But you want to set your wedding’s fare apart from the rest, and one great way to do it is to hire local vendors to provide you with all of the flavors you need to make your menu memorable. Not only will it serve... read more